Texts

Dinnshenchas of Dún Cuirc
verse beg. Dún Cuirc, cia lín uaib dan eol

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Short poem on the dinnshenchas of Dún Cuirc.
Initial words (verse)
  • Dún Cuirc, cia lín uaib dan eol
“Dún Cuirc, how many of you are there that know”
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Author
Ascribed to: Cormac mac CuilennáinCormac mac Cuilennáin (d. 908) – bishop and king of Munster
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Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Dún CuircDún Cuirc

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Sources

Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
336–337 [id. 122. ‘Dún Cuirc’] direct link direct link direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
466 [id. 122. ‘Dún Cuirc’] direct link
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